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In the May 2015 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced there would be no new RAMUS Scholarships awarded. 

Useful links

  • Centrelink: for information about Australian Government income support payments for students through Centrelink:

          http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/themes/students-and-trainees

  • Government support for rural health students: Australian Government Department of Health information for students interested in commencing a career as a health professional:

           http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/work-st-ug

  • Country Education Foundation of Australia: An annually published scholarships guide

          https://cef.org.au/student-support/search-for-scholarships/

  • Rural locations: to check the remoteness classification of a particular location under the Australian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Area (ASGC-RA) scheme:

          http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/Publishing.nsf/Content/RA-intro

  • Statutory declarations: for information about statutory declarations and to download a Commonwealth Statutory Declaration form:

          http://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/Statutorydeclarations.aspx

  • Tax status of scholarships: the Australian Taxation Office’s ‘Is your scholarship taxable?’ calculator will help you to work out whether a particular scholarship is taxable:

          http://ato.gov.au/Calculators-and-tools/Is-your-scholarship-taxable/

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